Dr. Jerrold Polterock, MD

Dr. Jerrold Polterock, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
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Dr. Jerrold Polterock, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Oakdale, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1963 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.

250 S Oak Ave # 4

Oakdale, CA 95361

Contact Information

(209) 845-0100

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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Sleep Disorders
more than 48% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
more than 39% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
more than 37% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Polterock "make the correct diagnosis treat patients correctly and patients will get healthy.always listen to your patients."


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Sinus Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1959
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Northwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • none, 00000
Media & Publications

Dr. Polterock has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polterock's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polterock to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Polterock's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Oakdale, CA
Not only did I have a great experience and result with Dr. Polterock, he really knows his stuff! I am a little surprised to read some of the negative reviews from others, but I am aware that you will never please everyone. He explained everything so clearly, his surgical results were excellent,...more
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in Modesto, CA
If you need to see an ENT in anything less than a month I suggest you give him a shot. Excellent staff and personable doctor. Not gabby but efficient. Short wait times also. I was there three times and was out each time in less than half an hour.
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in Modesto, CA
I wish I could give this review no stars!! This Dr. sucks!! He's very rude and doesn't like to listen to what the patients have to say... he thinks he knows it all... I went for a septoplasty due to my lack of breathing .. I go in and come out still the same! I'm now visiting a professional Dr. & I...more
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in Ceres, CA
Worst doctor ever! He wanted to force me to have surgeries I didn't want to have and then got so upset when I refused. Beware of this doctor have second opinions as he may be practicing unnecessary surgeries!!!
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